Young Adolescents and Their Parents: A National Study, 1984 - Father Component

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FGODCARE(Percentages are unweighted)

I believe God cares more about how each person lives than about social problems like hunger or war.
  2) Disagree
  4) Agree
  3) Not sure
  5) Strongly agree
  1) Strongly disagree

Category Frequency Percentage Cumulative Percentage Z-Score
Disagree 1103 25.9% 25.9% -1.04
Agree 1396 32.8% 58.7% 0.73
Not sure 1000 23.5% 82.2% -0.16
Strongly agree 493 11.6% 93.7% 1.62
Strongly disagree 267 6.3% 100.0% -1.93

Variable Comparisons


Education (I-EDUC)

Less than high school High school Vocational school College Graduate degree TOTAL
Disagree 27.5%
75
25.6%
452
31.9%
75
24.1%
243
27.0%
240
26.0%
1085
Agree 34.1%
93
34.3%
607
31.5%
74
33.7%
340
28.1%
250
32.7%
1364
Not sure 23.4%
64
22.4%
396
22.6%
53
24.9%
251
24.7%
220
23.6%
984
Strongly agree 10.6%
29
11.1%
196
9.4%
22
12.5%
126
12.0%
107
11.5%
480
Strongly disagree 4.4%
12
6.7%
118
4.7%
11
4.8%
48
8.1%
72
6.3%
261
TOTAL 100.0%
273
100.0%
1769
100.0%
235
100.0%
1008
100.0%
889

4174


Household income (I-INCOME)

Less than $10,000 $10,000-$19,999 $20,000-$29,999 $30,000-$39,999 $40,000 or more TOTAL
Disagree 25.2%
29
24.3%
144
27.6%
338
25.0%
259
25.5%
319
25.8%
1089
Agree 33.0%
38
33.1%
196
32.0%
392
34.1%
353
32.1%
402
32.8%
1381
Not sure 23.5%
27
23.3%
138
22.5%
275
22.8%
236
25.4%
318
23.6%
994
Strongly agree 12.2%
14
12.5%
74
11.8%
145
11.8%
122
10.7%
134
11.6%
489
Strongly disagree 6.1%
7
6.8%
40
6.0%
74
6.2%
64
6.2%
78
6.2%
263
TOTAL 100.0%
115
100.0%
592
100.0%
1224
100.0%
1034
100.0%
1251

4216


Age (I-AGE)

Less than 34 years 35-39 40-44 45 or more TOTAL
Disagree 26.8%
126
27.6%
363
25.5%
327
24.0%
279
25.9%
1095
Agree 34.7%
163
31.3%
412
33.4%
428
32.6%
380
32.7%
1383
Not sure 24.0%
113
23.3%
307
22.9%
293
24.2%
282
23.5%
995
Strongly agree 8.9%
42
10.9%
143
12.7%
162
12.4%
144
11.6%
491
Strongly disagree 5.5%
26
6.9%
91
5.5%
70
6.8%
79
6.3%
266
TOTAL 100.0%
470
100.0%
1316
100.0%
1280
100.0%
1164

4230

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